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Re: ntpdate issue ....

On 04/05/15 09:22, Christos Zoulas wrote:
In article <5520B1AE.70305%hiwaay.net@localhost>,
William A. Mahaffey III <wam%hiwaay.net@localhost> wrote:

Yeah, that's wy I was soft-peddling it in previous posts. Someone else
suggested the custom timezone, I think I will look into that ....
*However*, ntpdate *IS* returning a bad offset from my ISP (I *think*),
someone might wanna look into that ....
I think it is telling you that your machine has a different time than
your isp. If you run it without -q and then again, it should have set
the time, and the offset would be small.

So if you want your clock to appear 5 minutes fast and you are in EST5EDT
(AKA US/Eastern) you can "export TZ=EST4:55EDT" or something.


Alright, it took me a bit to grasp this, but I conjured up a TZ setting for MCST/MCDT which displays my local LAN-time correctly (on this box) & now shows virtually no difference w/ my ISP, which I think is correct (right ?). If this is so, then I can dispense w/ my little munging program & just use ntp directly (no ntpdate/adjtime) & this machine will display time correctly, right ? If so, then I think I need to make the same mod on other boxen, right ? Thanks & TIA :-) ....


	William A. Mahaffey III


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